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Communication Skills for a Trainer


Communication Skills for a Trainer

What’s the single most important skill a professional trainer can possess? Confidence? Comprehensive knowledge of their specialist subject? The answer – nothing matters more than honed, developed and confident communication skills for a trainer. Without professional-quality communication skills, every other trait and characteristic is rendered redundant. It’s the job of the professional trainer to communicate information in manner that’s interesting, accessible and ensures full assimilation/digestion. Which is, suffice to say, something that comes more naturally to some than others. Nevertheless, it’s only by focusing on communication skills that any trainer can expect to reach their full potential. After all, there’s always room for improvement where trainer communication skills are concerned.

Discover what it takes to become a confident and effective professional trainer with this advanced tutorial. Learn how communication can be enhanced and improved with questions, along with the types of questions that should be asked and the art of probing. Study the value and importance of active listening skills, a series of tips for becoming a better listener, how to build rapport with delegates and additional essentials for success as a personal trainer.



  • Understand how to apply listening skills
  • Develop rapport building strategies
  • Recognize key skills in a trainer’s toolbox and identify skill areas for development

Programme Content


  • Types of Questions
  • Improving Communication with Questions
  • Probing
  • Listening Skills
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Rapport Building
  • Facilitative Training  
  • Essentials for Success

Target Audience

  • Business owners, managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • Self-employed or company-employed trainers
  • Teachers, tutors and mentors pursing CPD
  • Candidates looking to improve communication skills
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs for better career prospects


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date on going
Awarding Body BOLC
Full Fee:    £ 120

Discount:    £ 96

Pay Today:    £ 24

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